Town of Bridgewater Rain Barrel Workshop


*Registration for this event has ended.  Please consider registering for another rain barrel workshop that we are hosting, reaching out to staff to join the wait list for upcoming workshops or purchasing a barrel from us directly.*


The SVSWCD and the Town of Bridgewater will be hosting a Rain Barrel Workshop at the Sandy Bottom Shelter (600 East College Street Bridgewater, VA 22812) on Saturday, August 26, 2023 from 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM.

During a Workshop Participants will…

  • Convert a heavy plastic pickle barrel into a functional rain barrel
  • Learn how to install and maintain a rain barrel
  • Learn how they impact their local waterways
  • Learn their role in water conservation and water quality protection

Participants are encouraged to: BRING WATER!! Wear comfortable clothes that may get dirty, bring work gloves, and drive a vehicle that you can transport your 55 gallon rain barrel home in. Assistance will be provided for construction of the barrel.  Barrels, tools and other building supplies will be provided.


Registration for 1 rain barrel and up to 2 participants is $70 (plus tax.)  Register and purchase one rain barrel below:

Town of Bridgewater- One Rain Barrel and Workshop Registration

Registration for 2 rain barrels and up to 2 participants is $130 (plus tax).  Register and purchase 2 rain barrels below:

Town of Bridgewater- Two Rain Barrels and Workshop Registration

Refunds will incur a 5% fee based on the original charge and the fee will be deducted from the amount of the refund.

If you have questions call Chelsea Thomas at (540) 534-3055 or email


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Rain Barrel Workshop Flyer – Bridgewater